University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences


Molecular Core Laboratory

Karen Oppenheimer, Molecular Biotechnician

Karen Oppenheimer is a laboratory technician in charge of running the Molecular Core laboratory here in the OB/GYN department. The Molecular Core lab is here to support the research of Principal Investigators, post-docs, fellows, residents, and medical students by offering a common resource where they can turn to for their molecular biology needs including everything from assay design all the way to data analysis.

Laboratory Services

Nucleic Acid extraction and quantification
Quantitative PCR
PCR primer/probe design
Protein extraction and quantification
Western Blots
Assay design consultation and troubleshooting
Data analysis

  • ABI Prism 7000 Sequence Detection System (real-time QPCR)
  • BioRad MyCycler
  • Qiagen TissueLyser
  • DNASTAR Lasergene 8
  • SigmaPlot 11

Last modified November 26 2013 11:57 AM